POST 5040 PAST COMMANDERS

These are the past Commanders of the VFW Post 5040. Our Post was Chartered on March 4, 1946. The list below indicates the Commander inducted for the corresponding year. In some years there were multiple Commanders due to changes in leadership that took place midway through the year:
 
1945-46 - Neil Cooney
1946 - Frank Kennedy
1947 - Bob Conway
1948 - Don Wilkerson
1949 - Frank Cacci
1950 - Maynard Wilkerson
1951 - Bill Thomson
1952 - Bill Mansfield
1953 - Del Heidenreich
1954 - Joe Thiede
1955 - Earl Holm
1956 - Roy Stackhouse
1957 - Robert Behler
1958 - LeRoy Corey & Arnie Romo
1959 - Nick Stemper
1960 - Kenneth Kerns
1961 - Dean Mishler
1962 - Ervin Burg
1963 - Arthur Schuld Jr.
1964 - LaVern Emricson
1965 - Kenneth Korst
1966 - Howard Wolff
1967 - Dwayne Raney
1968 - Edwin Wille
1969 - Arthur Schuld Jr.
1970 - Robert Molthen
1971 - Fred Douglass
1972 - Edwin Wille
1973 - Al Gignac
1974 - Joe Thiede
1975 - Charles Gehrke
1976 - Dwayne Raney
1977 - Jim Gehrke
1978 - Jim Gehrke
1979 - Charles Gehrke
1980 - Fred Douglass
1981 - Joe Fogarty
1982 - Larry Kyle
1983 - Walter Kuck
1984 - Joe Barter
1985 - Ed Buckley
1986 - John Hanson
1987 - Milt Engebretson
1988 - John Sorensen
1989 - Charlie Brown
1990 - Jack Meyers
1991 - Mike Vuyovich
1992 - John Sorensen
1993 - George Piklor
1994 - Gerald Beckus
1995 - Walter Kuck
1996 - Henry Nulle
1997 - Robert Watts
1998 - William Lyford
1999 - William Lyford
2000 - Alan Belcher
2001 - Mark Siddons & Dwayne Raney
2002 - James Smith
2003 - Jon Showers & Sid Sherwin
2004 - Sid Sherwin
2005 - Thom Gillespie
2006 - William Lyford
2007 - Michael David
2008 - Fred Noble
2009 - Mike Lackey
2010 - Brian Ritter
2011 - Robert James
2012 - Mark Freund
2013 - Mark Freund
2014 - Mark Freund
2015 - Jason Moody
2016 - Jason Moody
2017 - David Grote